H.R. 1 (107th): No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 22, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 8, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 8, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-110

Sponsor:

John Boehner

Representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2001
Length: 670 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To close the achievement gap with accountability, flexibility, and choice, so that no child is left behind.

Summary

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) was a U.S. Act of Congress which reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; it included Title I provisions applying to disadvantaged students. It supported standards-based education reform based on the premise that setting high standards and establishing measurable goals could improve individual outcomes in education. The Act required states ...

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History

Mar 22, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 9, 2001
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 14, 2001
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee 1.

May 15, 2001
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee 2.

May 23, 2001
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 14, 2001
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 25, 2001
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 13, 2001
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Dec 18, 2001
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 8, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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